Cut cable disrupts Internet

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer A cut fiber optic cable and muddy conditions left eastern New Mexico citizens with compromised Internet and long distance service for more than nine hours Monday. The buried fiber optic cable, no wider than a strand of hair, was accidentally cut in downtown Roswell around 11 a.m. by workers […]

Plateau laying fiber-optic cable

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Mark Battles of Cable Vision INC. uses a ditchwitch to drop fiber-optic lines from the back of a building off Mitchell Street. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Plateau Telecommunications plans to lay fiber-optic lines through many of Clovis’ business corridors in hopes of challenging its chief competition, Qwest. The approximate […]